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Colonia del Sacramento

March 22nd 2003
Geo: -34.4771, -57.8386Off early; met guide. Into van and off to Colonia del Sacramento. Stopped for a coffee first. Next, we stopped at a small, "artisan" winery to view the process, taste their product. I was not wild about any of the wines, but we bought one we liked best. Really enjoyed Colonia del Sacramento, a protected UNESCO site. Architecture is quite interesting; loved the ... read more
South America » Uruguay » West » Colonia del Sacramento

Uruguayan Flag A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement, the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to agree to military control of his administration in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand i... ... read more
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